Posts in June 2018

Friday Fly Day - Getting down with Jig nymphs

Friday Fly Day - Getting down with Jig nymphs

Jig hooks have been around for a while now on the international competition scene and with becoming readily available in stores have created a large presence on our NZ rivers over the past few seasons..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/29/2018
Techy Thursday - Going The Distance PT 2: Compact Heads

Techy Thursday - Going The Distance PT 2: Compact Heads

Distance casting generally requires a longer flight time of your loop, and line speed. The longer your loop takes to unroll, the more forward momentum your cast has and the further it will travel. Short heads however turn over sooner, it’s just physics and this limits distance..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 06/28/2018
Win Stuff Wednesday - Loon Stanley's Ice Off Paste

Win Stuff Wednesday - Loon Stanley's Ice Off Paste

Whether it's early morning in Taupo or all day on the canals now is the time of frozen rod rings on the water. Nothing says "damn it's cold" like that grating sound of your fly line icing up in the rod guides as you cast..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/27/2018
Team Tuesday - Chris Dore's Super Succinct Season Wrap Up

Team Tuesday - Chris Dore's Super Succinct Season Wrap Up

We wanted to get a few words from Chris Dore about how his season guiding went, and if you know Dore then you know a few words usually turns into a lot of words!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/26/2018
How To Rig For Tarpon

How To Rig For Tarpon

...because it's Monday in the middle of winter and we're all thinking about being somewhere else right about now..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/25/2018
Techy Thursday - The G3 Tactical Guide Jacket

Techy Thursday - The G3 Tactical Guide Jacket

This seasons line-up features the update of an old friend, the G3 Guide Jacket from Simms..... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 06/21/2018
Spey On The K 2.0

Spey On The K 2.0

If you're a fan of fly fishing then get there!.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/20/2018
The time is now for some new Simms G3 Guide gear

The time is now for some new Simms G3 Guide gear

So we're well into winter now and after a few days out there in the elements you may have come to the realisation that some of your gear might be in need of a bit of an update. Well, speaking of updates....... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/19/2018
Team Tuesday - The Fly Program Continues to Thrive

Team Tuesday - The Fly Program Continues to Thrive

By now we all know how incredible The Fly Program is and in particular what it means to the wider community. This amazing initiative has just completed.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 06/19/2018
Salty Saturday - Beyond The Horizon

Salty Saturday - Beyond The Horizon

Beyond the Horizon tells the story of Rankin Jackson’s struggle to provide for his family while trying to survive the push of drug running and ultimately how fly fishing revealed his road to redemption..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 06/16/2018